The virus hunter

Tuesday, 27 January 2004, 1:05 PM EST

As you might guess, Vincent Gullotto, who runs Network Associates' McAfee Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team, gets a lot of early-morning emergencies.

The AVERT group is charged with examining and subsequently containing the vast amount of malicious code floating around the Net. Although some types of threats are fading, others, such as spoofs that can lead to credit card theft, are sharpening.

So which side has the upper hand? Gullotto spoke to CNET News.com about how Network Associates manages attacks and the changing nature of computer security vulnerabilities.

By Michael Kanellos at CNET.

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